The senior class will be honored prior to the match
The senior class will be honored prior to the match

Tornados Host Catawba on Senior Day

BC looks to snap a five-match losing skid against Catawba

The Brevard College women’s soccer team is set to host Catawba on Senior Day in a South Atlantic Conference bout Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at Brevard Soccer Field in Brevard, N.C.

• BC will honor seniors Jamie Bundy, Elena Crowe, Francie Blair, Brittany Webster, Kasi Benskin and Lindsay Pritchard prior to the match.

• The Tornados (3-8-1) return home after spending their last two matches on the road while seeking their first conference victory.

• On Wednesday, the Tornados fell to Pfeiffer, 3-1, in a nonconference match. BC’s lone goal came off the foot of Crowe while Yuki Soga continued to impress as she earned the assist.

• Offensively, Head Coach Shigeyoshi Shinohara’s team has scored more goals this year (14) than it did all of last season (10). The Tornados are 3-1-1 when producing double-digit shots and 0-7 when held to single digits in the category.

Sarah Fonger and Clair Deese pace the squad in shots with 16 while Soga leads the Tornados in points with nine. 15 Tornados have taken a shot on the year. Fonger and Soga are tied for the team lead in goals (three) while the duo of Kaitlin Burns and Katherine Nickels has two apiece.  

• Senior goalkeeper Webster has started all 12 matches this season and has racked up 44 saves and three wins for the Tornados.

• The Tornados will receive a spark offensively as Bundy and Althea Dunn are set to see extended playing time following their respective injuries. The duo has combined for 62 shots since the start of 2011.

• Catawba is 7-5-1, 3-3-1 SAC on the season and are riding a two-match win streak. The Indians have won five of their last six matches, including three consecutive victories on the road.

• The Indians have seven players with double digit shots on the season while Mary Kirkman paces the squad in shots (43), goals (six) and points (15). Sophie Waller has impressed with seven assists and 41 shots. Angelica Pawlowski leads the team in saves with 32 while sporting a 1.40 goals against average.  

• Catawba has won five consecutive matches in the series, including three shutouts. The Indians bested BC last season, 3-1 and has scored at least two goals a match during the streak.

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